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Saints match Falcons' offer to S Bush

Monday, 07 April 2014 21:15
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints have retained restricted free agent safety Rafael Bush by matching an offer from the Atlanta Falcons. Bush had signed the offer last week, giving the Saints until Tuesday to either match that deal or let Bush go. If the Saints had lost Bush, they would not have received any compensation because they tendered him a minimum offer of $1.4 million for next season.
NFL roundup: Saints match offer sheet for S Bush
Monday, 07 April 2014 20:01
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Saints couldn't afford to let Bush go
Monday, 07 April 2014 18:32
The New Orleans Saints’ first gamble didn’t pay off. They hoped to retain restricted-free-agent safety Rafael Bush at a discount rate of $1.4 million. But then the division-rival Atlanta Falcons swooped in and tried to steal Bush away from them. And that was a risk the Saints weren’t willing to take. BushThe Saints matched Atlanta’s offer for Bush (reportedly worth up to $4.5 million over two years).
Saints match offer sheet for S Bush
Monday, 07 April 2014 18:32
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Saints match Falcons' offer to safety Bush
Monday, 07 April 2014 17:50
Saints Match Falcons' Offer For S Bush Mark Brunell discusses the New Orleans Saints' decision to match the Atlanta Falcons' offer to S Rafael Bush.Tags: New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, Rafael Bush, Mark BrunellSaints Match Falcons' Offer For S BushThe New Orleans Saints have matched the Atlanta Falcons' contract offer to restricted free-agent safety Rafael Bush, agent Brian Anderson confirmed in an email.
Saints match Falcons offer sheet for Rafael Bush
Monday, 07 April 2014 17:15
Rafael Bush will remain with the Saints on a two-year contract (Photo: Parker Waters). Fans of the New Orleans Saints can keep wearing their #25 Bush jerseys after all. The signed offer sheet for free agent safety Rafael Bush from the Atlanta Falcons was been matched by the Saints on Monday, multiple site confirm. Bush tweeted as much: “I’m still a saint yep.
New Orleans Saints match offer sheet for Rafael Bush
Monday, 07 April 2014 16:47
Rafael Bush will remain in New Orleans. The Saints matched the Atlanta Falcons' offer sheet for the restricted free agent. The safety confirmed the news on Twitter on Monday. Free-Agent Tracker Follow all the developments on the NFL's open market with our up-to-the-minute tracking of 2014's free agents. More ... The Falcons signed Bush to an offer sheet last week after the Saints had placed an original tender on the undrafted safety, which means they…
Recapping Saints’ dizzying offseason
Monday, 07 April 2014 13:16
After another flurry of activity to end this past week, now seems like a good time to rehash all of the New Orleans Saints’ comings and goings in free agency this offseason. The Saints have added four new players, with safety Jairus Byrd and cornerback Champ Bailey as the headliners. They re-signed seven of their own free agents, including starting right tackle Zach Strief and part-time starting linebacker Parys Haralson.
What to Expect from Saints' 2014 Schedule
Monday, 07 April 2014 10:31
The New Orleans Saints will host the San Francisco 49ers for the third straight regular season (Photo: Parker Waters). The calendar has flipped to April, which means the next big event on the NFL calendar is getting close - the announcement of the 2014 schedule. The Saints have an attractive 2014 slate, one that has plenty of opportunities for games in primetime or the featured late afternoon time slot.
Saints options to replace Brian de la Puente
Sunday, 06 April 2014 20:47
The New Orleans Saints officially need a new starting center now that Brian de la Puente has agreed to a deal with the Chicago Bears. de la PuenteObviously the Saints were prepared for this possibility -- and they seemingly chose to go in another direction. Terms of de la Puente’s one-year deal have not been announced yet, but it doesn’t appear that it would have cost too much for New Orleans to retain the 28-year-old…